The Lord's Day - Oct. 28, 2018


WELCOME to all who have joined us in worship today. If you are visiting, we invite you to sign the guest book in the church 
entry or fill out your information on the pads in the church pew. You can place those in the offering bag.

Morning Worship 
Old Testament Reading:  Genesis 17
Scripture: 1 Corinthians 5
Sermon: “A Gracious Response to Sin”

Evening Worship 
Scripture: Psalm 19
Sermon: “The Two Books”

Offering:  Today - Bethany Christian Services
Nov. 4 - Chandler Christian School

    Nursery:  Today - AM –   Sandy V.W. and Nick S.
                       PM – No attendants provided but the nursery is open for you to use.
       
Nov. 4 - AM - Bobbi W. and Emma S.
        Nov. 11 - AM - Michelle H. and Abby V.D.

   USHERS:    October: Jeremy Van Dam and Nick Sankey

   Greeters:  Today Mark and Rebecca Sankey   
                      Next Week – Huck and Anne Schaap

   Coffee Servers:  Today  Mike and Bobbi Schoolmeester                    Next Week:   Rog and Tami Krosschell

   Children's Church Leaders:  Today - Chelsea S. and Danielle H
                                                   Next Week –  Sandy H. and Miranda H.

   Calendar:  
   Today    - 9:00 AM Church Education. 10:00 AM Morning Worship Service.
 
                
- Fellowship Coffee after our morning worship service! Please join us!
                 - 6:30 PM
Combined Reformation Day Service at the 1st CRC of Edgerton. (Note time!). 
   Wed.    - 9:30 AM Coffee Break Bible Study in the Fellowship Hall of the First CRC of Edgerton. 
   
Fri.       - Chandler Christian School Fall Donation Sale and Supper. (See announcement.)
   
Next Sun. –  9:00 AM Church Education.   10:00 AM Morning Worship Service. Potluck dinner to follow.
                    -  6:00 PM 
Evening Worship Service.

    ITEMS OF PRAYER AND PRAISE   
    We remember all of our members who reside at area care facilities. Chris Sankey who resides at Edgebrook Care Center, 

 Dick Talsma who resides at Edgebrook’s Assisted Living and Gert Krosschell who resides at Edgebrook Apartments.   

     We extend our sympathy to Cindy Vogel and her family in the passing of her sister, Lynette Engbarth.. 

      We pray from Frank Vander Woude who returned home from the hospital on Friday after hip surgery.

   ANNOUNCEMENTS:   
   TODAY: Profession of Faith class at 1:00 p.m.
    Today, October 28, Begin World Renew’s World Hunger Campaign. You are invited to join churches from Chandler, Leota, and Edgerton
 in a joint Reformation Day service, with special emphasis on the 400th anniversary of the Synod of Dort.  The service will be at 6:30 p.m. at the 
 First Christian Reformed Church of Edgerton in place of our evening service in Chandler. An offering will be taken for Volunteers in Mercy. 
 Soli Deo Gloria! 
    World Renew invites you to join us as we work alongside communities around the world to establish Uzima.  Uzima, Swahili for life, 
 captures the essence of life as God intended it to be. Through daily devotions (distributed in your mailboxes) and activities you can gather with 
 your family to learn how God is moving families beyond poverty and hunger and equipping them with skills to create a sense of wholeness 
 for themselves, their family, and community.  Pick up your Peter Fish bank today, then return them on November 11 for this year's World 
 Hunger Sunday!
    Please pray for the men who have been nominated for the office of elder or deacon. Letters have been sent; now we wait for the leading of 
 the Holy Spirit.
   October is Pastor Appreciation month so please take time to send a card or say “thank you” to Pastor Josh.
    CCS Fall Donation Sale and Supper: Chandler Christian School will be hosting our Fall Donation Sale on Friday, November 2nd starting
 at 7:00p.m. It will be preceded by a Baked Potato Supper (serving baked potatoes, tea rolls, and desserts); put on by our Mothers Club
 from 5:30-7:30p.m. Please be sure to join us for this exciting evening of friendly natured competitive bidding, all to support Chandler 
 Christian School!
    FINE ARTS NIGHT AT SOUTHWEST MN CHRISTIAN HIGH SCHOOL:  This Monday, October 29 at 7:00 p.m., please join the 
 SW Players (drama group) in a night of fun and fellowship. The Fine Arts Night will include humorous improvs and short skits. The Den Ouden 
 winners for poem and essay writing will be announced and submitted writing selections will be read The Art and Shop classes will also have 
 projects on display for you to enjoy. See you there!
    SWCH Circle #5 is having a Card Party/Bake Sale on Saturday, November 3 at SWCH.  Bake Sale will begin at 6:00 p.m. Card Party 
 will follow at 7:00 p.m. sharp.  Rook, Pinochle and other games will be available.  $5.00/person to play.  Popcorn and drinks provided.  Ice 
 cream sundaes will be served following the games - Freewill donation
        The Southwest Christian High School Circles invite you to their Annual Fall Soup and Dessert Supper on Tuesday, November 6. 
 Serving Time is 5:30-7:30PM.  Menu will include Soup: Cheesy Vegetable, Pea, Chili, and Chicken Taco, Pulled Pork Sandwiches and 
 homemade desserts. Free will donations are appreciated. Come out and enjoy  a supper of homemade soups, sandwich and desserts!
   
  THANK YOU
    Thank you for your prayers, cards, phone calls and visits while I was in the hospital and at home recovering from my hip replacement 
 surgery. Above all, we thank God for His healing power.
                                                            Frank and Caroline Vander Woude

  ADVANCE NOTICE
  Nov. 13 - Council will meet.